Crafty – meaning of the word and examples

Clever, especially in a dishonest or secret way. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Skillful in underhand or evil schemes; cunning; deceitful; sly. (

Adept in the use of subtlety and cunning. (Merriam – Webster)

Marked by subtlety and guile. (Merriam – Webster)

If you describe someone as crafty, you mean that they achieve what they want in a clever way, often by deceiving people. (Collins Dictionary)



Treacherous and crafty.


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